Caregiver Engagement in Discharge Plan Reduces Hospital Readmissions

By |2020-06-15T17:53:37+00:00March 1st, 2019|

In 2015, American Hospital Association published a report on the topic of the hospital discharge process, noting that there was about a 17.5% reduction in hospital readmission, most of the patients being elderly. In 2017, the University of Pittsburgh Health Policy Institute discovered that hospitals which involved unpaid caregivers or family members in the discharge […]